Inuit Art

November 20, 2018

LOT 39
JOHN TIKTAK, R.C.A. (1916-1981)
  • JOHN TIKTAK, R.C.A. (1916-1981)
  • JOHN TIKTAK, R.C.A. (1916-1981)
  • 3D Image

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JOHN TIKTAK, R.C.A. (1916-1981), Rankin Inlet / Kangiqliniq

STANDING INUK (MAN)

stone
signed in syllabics, c. 1965
9.1 x 5 x 3.5 in — 23 x 12.7 x 8.9 cm

Estimate $15,000-$25,000

Realised: $38,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

John Tiktak’s Standing Inuk (Man) may be no more than 23 cm tall but in terms of formidable presence he certainly seems a lot bigger than that, full of swagger and self-confidence…” Bill Johnstone (195)

Provenance:

Waddington’s Auctioneers, Toronto, December 1994, Lot 983